Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
High Water Mark
City of Biloxi, Mississippi
—Katrina Memorial, 710 Beach Boulevard —
High Water Marks: Katrina Red Marker, Camille Blue Marker and the Base Flood Elevation Black Marker (BFE 18ft)
Lower marker shows a map of High Water Mark Community Marker locations.
Erected 2015 by the City of Biloxi.
Location. 30° 23.609′ N, 88° 53.162′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Beach Boulevard (Highway 90). Touch for map. Located on the Biloxi Town Green.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chris LeDoux (a few steps from this marker); Historic Downtown Biloxi Walking Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Downtown Biloxi (within shouting distance of this marker); Biloxi City Park & Welcome Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Brielmaier House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bartram Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Biloxi Public Library 1925 (about 500 feet away); Biloxi (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biloxi.
Regarding High Water Mark. One of 17 Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Camille high water markers that are placed in Mississippi communities from Waveland to Ocean Springs.
The markers were coordinated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant and the Coastal Hazard Outreach Strategy Team (C-HOST), a regional outreach team that consists of representatives from 12 coastal communities.
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Categories. • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.